• Studies Show AFFF Link to Specific Cancers

    AFFF Cancer Link Includes Testicular Cancer, Kidney Cancer, And Bladder Cancer.
    AFFF May Lead to Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer The National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics (DCEG) has published considerable research into the connections between exposure to PFAS, the primary carcinogen in Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF), and specific …
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  • Contigo’s History of Defective Product Designs

    Contigo Mold Lawsuit
    Water bottles manufactured by the company Contigo called AUTOSPOUT Straw Gizmo Flip, AUTOSPOUT Straw Gizmo Sip, AUTOSPOUT Straw Striker, and the larger Ashland water bottle are all at risk of growing mold deep inside the mouthpiece where it is unable to be cleaned out. This mold is often invisible, …
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  • Roundup Lawsuit Making Progress Toward Historic Settlement

    Roundup Settlement News
    When Bayer AG—the German multinational pharmaceutical giant that is one of the largest in the world—purchased the agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto in 2018, they inherited almost a billion dollars-worth of mass tort litigation multiplying against Monsanto’s most …
    Categories: Consumer Protection, Roundup
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  • Studies Show PFAS In AFFF Elevates Cancer Risk for Firefighters

    PFAS Causing Cancer in AFFF
    What is AFFF and what are PFAS carcinogens? Aqueous film forming foam is a fire suppressant agent which functions by cooling fire and coating fuel to create a film between fuel and oxygen and prevent further combustion (CRCCare). Used for many years in the manufacturing of this agent are two …
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  • PFAS Exposure Risks Beyond AFFF

    PFAS Contamination Risks
    While it is now known that the fire-stopping foam used by firefighters AFFF (Aqueous film-forming foam) contains the carcinogenic synthetic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), exposure to which has caused cancer in firefighters, exposure to this chemical goes further than …
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  • $286,240 Settlement for Superstorm Sandy Workers

    hurricane sandy settlement
    Paul A. DiGiorgio announced that he has reached a $286,240 settlement on behalf of a class of workers who performed recovery work after Superstorm Sandy, for companies under contract with the State of New Jersey. The federal action alleged that AshBritt Inc. and Bil-Jim Construction Company, Inc. …
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  • Victims of Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Coming Forward After Decades of Secrecy

    Boy Scouts of America
    One of the country’s most celebrated youth organizations for over a century, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is facing new scrutiny over its failure to out known child sex predators, to the detriment of thousands of victims.  Once lauded by the likes of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Gerald Ford …
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  • How Employers Get Away With Wage and Hour Violations

    Wage theft victims are often women, immigrants and minorities
    Paul DiGiorgio Wage and Hour Attorney The middle class and its promise of financial security and upward mobility is increasingly out of reach for the nation’s lowest paid workers.  And wage theft is just one more insult to those struggling to make ends meet.  But the underpaid aren’t the only ones …
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